Our Story

Between us, we've been adding flavour to recipes and table tops for over 200 years.

1904

George and Francis French introduce French's® Classic Yellow Mustard® at the St. Louis World's Fair. Served with hot dogs, it was love at first bite.

1915

We start waving our banner of good taste and introduce the bright red pennant as our official French's logo.

1918

Pepper farmer, Adam Estilette, partners with Jacob Frank of Frank Tea and Spice Company, to create a sauce perfectly spiced with the rich flavour of cayenne peppers.

1920

Finally perfected, the first bottle of Frank's® RedHot® is launched and an icon is born.

1921

French's first advertising campaign (although flavour sells itself, of course).

1964

Frank's RedHot is the secret ingredient used in the first ever Buffalo Wings in Buffalo, New York and firmly puts it on the map.

1974

French's mustard available anywhere, at anytime and on anything, thanks to the introduction of our individual squeeze packets.

1991

Moving from glass bottles to squeeze formats, it's now even easier to pour French's over any dish. As if it couldn't get any better, the first Saturday in August is declared National Mustard Day in the US.

1996

The buffalo wing craze explodes and Frank's RedHot launches a pre-made Buffalo Wing Sauce to make it even easier to serve up.

2002

Making it easier to squeeze than ever before, French's debuts a new bottle shape with clean-cap technology. No mess!

2004

Happy 100th birthday to French's Classic Yellow Mustard! 100 years in the game but still loved thanks to its traditional, rich and tangy flavour.

2017

Both Frank's RedHot and French's are acquired by McCormick. We're now proud to offer our foodservice partners a 13-strong flavour range of table top and back-of-house formats.

Give your customers America's No.1 hot sauce and mustard*.

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Interested in trying French's and Frank's RedHot for yourself?
Claim your free sample here or contact Lorraine Carroll, Account Manager, at Lorraine.Carroll@mccormick.co.uk for more information.

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*Nielsen - Latest 52 weeks ending 16/09/2017

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